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  • 12 of 13 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Terrace Public Library.

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Terrace Public Library Hig (Text) 002062909 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780385258807 (softcover)
  • Physical Description: 310 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: [Toronto] : Anchor Canada, Random House, 2005.

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Born into a magical Cree world in snowy northern Manitoba, Champion and Ooneemeetoo Okimasis are all too soon torn from their family and thrust into the hostile world of a Catholic residential school. Their language is forbidden, their names are changed to Jeremiah and Gabriel, and both boys are abused by priests.As young men, estranged from their own people and alienated from the culture imposed upon them, the Okimasis brothers fight to survive. Wherever they go, the Fur Queen--a wily, shape-shifting trickster--watches over them with a protective eye. For Jeremiah and Gabriel are destined to be artists. Through music and dance they soar.
Subject: Cree Indians > Fiction.
Indians of North America > Manitoba > Fiction.
Brothers > Manitoba > Fiction.
Indigenous peoples > Fiction.
Topic Heading: Residential Schools - Cree - Fiction.

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